Marc Ferrante, UEG 2021: Risankizumab as a Maintenance Therapy for Crohn’s Disease
Dr Marc Ferrante (University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium) kindly took the time to speak with touchIMMUNOLOGY about the 52-week results from the phase 3 FORTIFY study investigating the efficacy and safety of risankizumab as a maintenance treatment in patients with Crohn’s disease.
His presentation entitled ‘EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF RISANKIZUMAB AS MAINTENANCE THERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH CROHN’S DISEASE: 52 WEEK RESULTS FROM THE PHASE 3 FORTIFY STUDY’ was given at UEG Week Virtual, 3-5 Oct 2021.
- The FORTIFY study builds on previous findings; what is currently known about the potential use of risankizumab in the treatment of Crohn’s disease? (0:17)
- What were the key findings of the FORTIFY maintenance study? (1:31)
- What is the potential role for maintenance therapy with risankizumab in clinical practice? (2:48)
Disclosures: Dr Marc Ferrante has received grants from Amgen, Biogen, Janssen, Pfizer and Takeda; personal fees from, Abbvie, Amgen, Biogen, Boehringer Ingelheim, Celltrion, Falk, Ferring, Janssen, Lamepro, Eli Lilly, Medtronic, MSD, Mylan, Pfizer, Sandoz, Takeda, Thermo Fisher and Truvion Healthcare and non-financial support from AbbVie, Amgen, Biogen, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Celltrion, Falk, Ferring, Janssen, Lamepro, Lilly, Medtronic, MSD, Mylan, Pfizer, Sandoz, Takeda, Thermo Fisher and Truvion Healthcare.
Support: Interview and filming supported by Touch Medical Media. Interview conducted by Gina Furnival.
Filmed in coverage of UEG Week Virtual, 3-5 Oct 2021.
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